2009-02-12

Truck parking not welcome on streets

Complaints mention Lost Hills and Agoura roads

The Calabasas City Council voted unanimously in favor of an ordinance that will prohibit the parking of truck tractors and trailers on certain city streets. Residents had expressed concerns about the vehicles parked on Lost Hills and Agoura roads for long periods of time. Public Works Director Robert Yalda said the two streets are the most impacted, but that police […]

Golf association signs deal with TaylorMade Adidas



The Ventura County Junior Golf Association announced a sponsorship agreement with TaylorMade Adidas Golf Company to act as the official ball and apparel provider of the 41-year-old organization’s summer tour. Under the terms of the agreement, TaylorMade will be the title sponsor of the VCJGA’s newly formed championship series— four tournaments to be played on the region’s top public and […]

Sheriffs’ Blotter



Agoura Hills A thief stole a $200 navigation system from an unlocked car parked in the driveway of a home in the 5900 block of North Misty Court Jan. 29. A resident in the 5290 block of Colodny Drive reported seeing a burglar trying to steal items from her car, which was parked near her home. She described that a […]

Alison Schink Cox



Alison Schink Cox passed away on February 2, 2009, at the age of 53 following a long illness with breast cancer. Alison was born in Philadelphia, PA, on December 11, 1955. Her early childhood was split between Rhode Island, San Diego, and Palo Alto, CA. She graduated from Cubberly High School (class of ’73) and played in the marching band. […]

Is peace possible?



In response to Arnold Prepsky and Amit Dembsk letters dated Jan. 15, is peace possible between Israelis and Palestinians when years of terror have been waged on both sides? There is plenty to blame on both sides—a military attack is not the solution. Meanwhile, people are getting maimed by the latest weapons used by Israel called DIME which claims to […]

Council members feeling neighborly



Agoura Hills Mayor Denis Weber will conduct the first in a series of “Meet the Neighbors” sessions from 10 a.m. to noon Sat., Feb. 14 in front of Vons Market on Kanan Road. Councilmember Dan Kuperberg will join Weber at the market for a few hours to meet with people and share information on issues facing the city. “This is […]

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS



Company Name Symbol Feb. 11 Feb. 4 Jan. 28 Jan. 21 Headquartered AMGEN AMGN 58.01 58.81 54.75 55.53 THOUSAND OAKS BAXTER BAX 58.70 59.46 58.17 55.47 THOUSAND OAKS BEVERLY HILLS BANCORP BHBC 0.10 0.12 0.15 0.34 CALABASAS CAMINOSOFT CORP. CMSF 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 WESTLAKE VILLAGE CHEESECAKE FACTORY CAKE 9.39 8.69 9.43 8.48 CALABASAS DIODES, INC DIOD 7.76 6.81 7.16 […]

Temple kids plant trees for holiday



GREEN THUMBS—Hannah Caltabiano of Oak Park and Hannah Kreitman of Thousand Oaks plant native vegetation at the Paramount Ranch. The girls are part of a Temple Adat Elohim social action youth group that partnered with the National Park Service to celebrate Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish “birthday of the trees.”

Westlake Inn offers lovers’ getaway



Westlake Village Inn is offering a special Valentine’s Day package through Feb. 28 at the hotel, 31943 Agoura Road in the city of Westlake Village. The package includes overnight accommodations in a deluxe mini-suite with Jacuzzi tub, fireplace, patio or balcony and garden views. Amenities include a bottle of chardonnay, champagne, merlot or a pair of drinks from Bogie’s nightclub […]

The best role model is you, the parent



Now we know. Michael Phelps and Alex Rodriguez are not heroes. They’re just fallible human beings who happen to be athletic superstars. That’s all. Kids who put sports action heroes on a pedestal set themselves up for a fall. We’ve seen it happen repeatedly, from the great all-around player Pete Rose, whose gambling habit disappointed fans, to the apparent steroid […]


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